British Heart Foundation

Patient Involvement Manager

£35000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
05 Nov 2018
21 Nov 2018
5706 (600040)
Full Time
Contract Type
We know that high quality patient involvement helps to ensure that our work and the research we fund meets the needs of heart patients and their families. As Patient Involvement Manager you'll play a pivotal role as we expand our current patient involvement activity. Your job will be to provide internal expertise on best practice in patient involvement and be responsible for developing and implementing a new organisation wide patient involvement strategy.

Coaching teams and individuals to identify and develop innovative and meaningful mechanisms that involve patients in their work, you'll highlight the benefits and impact of effective patient involvement. You'll also provide internal expertise on best practice in patient involvement.

This is a truly exciting time in the team as we look to expand and develop our services and this position will play a vital role in making this a reality.

About you

You'll have significant experience and personal commitment to patient and public involvement, ideally in relation to healthcare and/or health/medical research.

With previous experience working in a charity, you will be an excellent facilitator, who can confidently guide and direct groups of patients and service users. An excellent communicator, able to translate complex information succinctly to a range of audiences, you'll enjoy working with people and managing multiple projects at the same time.

So if you have significant experience of and personal commitment to patient and public involvement, this could be the ideal role for you!

About us

When you work at the British Heart Foundation, you become a part of medical history. Part of a world leading organisation that has played a role in decades of life saving breakthroughs, from heart transplants and pacemakers to stents and clot busting drugs. And we're not about to stop any time soon. We are here to beat heartbreak forever. To stop heart and circulatory diseases devastating families. And if you want to help us get there sooner, you could be the Patient Involvement Manager we need.

At BHF we actively support our people in their career development and achieving their potential. The role will benefit from access to comprehensive learning and development as well as informal expert mentoring and coaching opportunities.

The role is based at Greater London House, moments from Kings Cross and Euston. We enthusiastically support flexible working and are open to consider candidates wishing to work part time. We also offer and support a positive, active lifestyles with activities from softball, netball, yoga and many more.

How to apply

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria.

Please note this is a 1 year fixed term contract, to provide additional capacity to the team as we expand our current patient involvement activity.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.

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